Tag: change is an opportunity to do something amazing

I’m known for the quote above, and there are two ways that it has helped me frame “change” in a positive context. Some change will come your way, and you need to see solutions where most will see obstacles. I heard this advice; you can “go” through it or “grow” through it. The most important … [Read more…]

Read More Two Positive Ways to Look at Change

I am incredibly excited that “The Innovator’s Mindset” is now available as an Audiobook. It has been requested in this format often, and so I am glad to accommodate many people who consume their learning through this format. A little about the process though… Below is one of the quotes from the book: From the moment … [Read more…]

Read More The Stress of Learning

A principal friend of mine asked if I could send their staff a message before they open a brand new school.  Here is what I shared with them: As many educators in North America are on summer break right now, and whether you are starting a new job, starting a new school, or going back … [Read more…]

Read More Take Advantage of the Blank Slate

A principal friend of mine asked if I could send their staff a message before they open a brand new school.  Here is what I shared with them: As many educators in North America are on summer break right now, and whether you are starting a new job, starting a new school, or going back … [Read more…]

Read More Take Advantage of the Blank Slate

With 2017 upon us, new innovations will continuously develop changing our lives, for what it seems to be the better.  For example, last month Amazon shared this video of their new “Amazon Go” stores: The ease of simply being able to walk into a store, scan your phone, pick up what you need, and then … [Read more…]

Read More The “Change” That is Continuously Inevitable

Anxiety can be high when you have a new superintendent, principal, or boss in general.  The thoughts of, “What changes will this person do while they are here? What will this new person mean for my context?  Will I get along with them or not?” Understandably a new person entering our lives, especially one with … [Read more…]

Read More Taking Advantage of a Blank Slate

Over the past few years, I have been really focusing on the notion of “innovation in education” and what it actually means?  Sometimes though, I feel that there is a lot of repetition in what I am saying, and although a different audience may not have been exposed to my thoughts, I am on a … [Read more…]

Read More Stuck in a rut or going deep?